Friday, 19 June 2009

Stonehenge




Rookery Tree (on the road near Stonehenge)

Around the stones
The rhythm runs
And in the west
The dipping sun
Sears the sky
A bloody hue
As the rook sings
For you

High tree, branch and wind
Feathers ruffle, song begins
Silver seals the soul from guilt
Moonlight gilds the restless flint
In his eyes unwinds the night
So the rook sings

Harsh song
From claw and bone
Calling all those winged home
Chatter, hop and quarrel join
His gregarious chorus line
Harsh song
From claw and bone
He calls you home

Around the stones
The rhythm runs
And in the west
The dipping sun
Sears the sky
A bloody hue
As the rook sings
For you

Feathers ruffle, song begins
So the rook sings

Summer solstice weekend, Wimbledon and British GP (don't forget Father's Day!)

English Heritage is providing Managed Open Access to Stonehenge for the summer solstice, details here.

Will Nadal's knees be OK? Will this be Murray's year to triumph? Wimbledon starts next week, details of draws etc here.

British Grand Prix at Silverstone, details here. Both Jensen Button and Lewis Hamilton have special one-off helmet livery for their home race.

(Don't forget Father Day on Sunday!)

Monday, 15 June 2009

Celebrating community festival, RSPB and marine bill

Celebrating Community Festival 2009
There is a local festival celebrating community running from 13th to the 28th June. For more information and a programme of events check here.

The RSPB is asking people to support strengthening the Marine Bill in it's second reading so that highly protected sites can be preserved without the risk of future disturbance.